May 5, 2013 10:30am EDT
win, i would prefer to see harry reid vote that to a floor for a so people could vote against it. i think they've punk on that issue and i will leave that alone. maybe i shouldn't say that but i think i just did. here is the point. the democratsk overreached on gun-control, what would be the overreach on emigration? >> at this point, i don't believe they are in a danger of overreaching. we don't know the substance yet. there are intense negotiations going on. there is a deal in the deal is not there. i am in a wait-and-see point of view. we know what we want. we want a fair and functional of theation for as many undocumented population as we can get the votes for. had immigration reform on enforcement for 10 years now. strengthening enforcement at the border, they spend $18 billion a year on immigration enforcement. emigration is down by 70%. the fbi certifies the border is secure. that part of the equation is pretty much done. does need morees workers. the guest worker agreement between the chamber of commerce and labor that was announced seems to be pretty calibrated. it is small.
May 11, 2013 7:00pm EDT
interacted with them. there was one named henry harris who had a lot of children. she suggested that he start buying washington real estate. he died a wealthy man. she forced him to put part of his salary into that. jerry smith was another favorite of hers, of the members of the staff. she ran the whole thing with the help of the doormen. i think that is a likely remark, the way the military was organized. host: she found the white house in a state of disrepair. bill, who studies the white house, has a bit of a different view, but you and i read about the fact that there were infrastructure problems, and she tackled this and did great refurbishments of this. what do you know if it? ofat do you know if it?-- it? guest: i think a lot of it was the perception she wanted to present to the public. this was the nation's home, as well as their home. they were only temporary residents. she was concerned in some ways, the fact that she was from the west, as she called it, which missouri was at the time -- that she did not have the social acumen that many of the eastern families would've expected